Chrome

  • Reflecting on a year’s worth of Chrome security improvements

    … In the next few weeks, you’ll probably be spending lots of time online buying gifts for your friends, family and “extended family” (your dog, duh). And as always, you want to do so securely. Picking the perfect present is hard enough; you shouldn’t have to worry about staying safe while you’re shopping. Security has always been a top priority…

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  • Say “yes” to HTTPS: Chrome secures the web, one site at a time

    … Editor’s note: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and we're celebrating with a series of security announcements this week. See our earlier posts on new security protections tailored for you, our new Advanced Protection Program, and our progress fighting phishing. Security has always been one of Chrome’s core principles—we constantly…

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  • Helping NASA and JPL bring the surface of Mars to your browser

    … On August 6, 2012, the Curiosity rover landed on Mars. Ever since, it’s been searching for evidence that Mars has ever been suitable for life. It’s also been photographing the Martian terrain in great detail. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab use these photos to create a 3D model of Mars. It’s a one-of-a-kind scientific tool for planning…

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  • A cleaner, safer web with Chrome Cleanup

    … Cleanup. The new interface is simpler and makes it easier to see what software will be removed. A more powerful Cleanup engine Under the hood, we upgraded the technology we use in Chrome Cleanup to detect and remove unwanted software. We worked with IT security company ESET to combine their detection engine with Chrome’s sandbox technology. We can…

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  • At New Zealand schools, Chromebooks top the list of learning tools

    … in the rural foothills south of Auckland, students could only get an hour a week of computer access. Bombay School’s principal and board decided on a 1:1 “bring your own device” program with Chromebooks, along with secure device management using a Chrome Education license. Teachers quickly realized that since each student was empowered…

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  • 7 ways admins can help secure accounts against phishing in G Suite

    … We work hard to help protect your company against phishing attacks—from using machine learning, to tailoring our detection algorithms, to building features to spot previously unseen attacks. While we block as many external attacks as we can, we continue to build and offer features designed to empower IT administrators to develop strong internal…

    The Official Google Blog- 38 readers -
  • 7 ways admins can help secure accounts against phishing in G Suite

    … of security keys to help reduce the risk of stolen credentials being used to compromise an account. The key sends an encrypted signature and works only with authorized sites. Security keys can be deployed, monitored and managed directly from within the Admin console. 2. Deploy Password Alert extension for Chrome The Password Alert chrome…

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  • Step inside of music

    … What if you could step inside your favorite song and get a closer look at how music is made? That’s the idea behind our new interactive experiment Inside Music. The project is a collaboration with the popular podcast Song Exploder and some of our favorite artists across different genres—Phoenix, Perfume Genius, Natalia Lafourcade, Ibeyi…

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  • Chillax, it’s National Relaxation Day!

    … for the “book” button on the business listing. You can also visit the Reserve with Google site to browse recommendations or find serene spots you never knew existed. This is just a sample of the serenity that awaits. And if you’re stuck at your computer, here’s a pro tip: take a breather with the Mindful Break Chrome extension that gives you tips and guides you through some short breathing exercises. Ready, set, chillax! …

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  • #GraciasALosProfes: Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Day in Mexico

    … Today is Teacher Appreciation Day, or Día del Maestro, in Mexico, where 30 GEG (Google Educator Groups) leaders are at the helm of the movement to transform education through technology in Latin America. Our Mexican GEG leaders empower their fellow teachers to harness tech to meet students’ needs. We are amazed at the innovative and inspiring…

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  • Read web pages offline with Chrome on Android

    … First, you can now long press on any link and select “Download link.” This feature is also available when you long press an article suggestion on the new tab page. In addition, the next time you run into Chrome’s offline dinosaur, you’ll see the “Download Page Later” button. If you tap it, Chrome will automatically download the page for you when you…

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